UF Health Privacy

Welcome to UF Health Privacy.

The University of Florida values individuals’ privacy and actively seeks to protect the privacy rights of those who share information with us. Trust is important, and our efforts to protect information are performed in support the mission of UF Health:

  • Patient care
  • Research
  • Education
  • Community service

To assist you with safeguarding information entrusted to UF Health, we provide summaries of key topics below. Others are available on the menu set to the left.

HIPAA and other Privacy Training now available in myTraining.

The following Privacy modules must now be completed in myTraining, a UF and UF Health Shands shared training management system:

  • HIPAA & Privacy General Awareness
  • HIPAA & Privacy – Research
  • FERPA Basics
  • FERPA for Faculty
  • Protecting Social Security Numbers
  • Red Flags and Identity Theft

You may access myTraining system at http://mytraining.hr.ufl.edu.

HIPAA Joint Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)

Two versions of the NPP are available below. NPP brochures may be ordered in bulk through Publication Services (Form #15-9053-0).

NPP – Letter-size version – 4 sides
NPP – Legal-size version – brochure layout – EnglishSpanish
NPP Acknowledgement of Receipt form – EnglishSpanish

Incident Reporting, Complaints, and E-mail Authorization


Privacy Incidents & Complaints

E-Mail Authorizations

Patients or legal representatives may file a Privacy Complaint at any time. Click here for the Privacy Complaint form.
Workforce members must report Privacy Incidents immediately! Click here for the Incident Report forms.
Use E-Mail to Correspond with Patients and Research Participants!
Patients and research participants may correspond with their caregivers and research coordinators by email, but only if they have signed an Email Authorization. For more, read on..